Bhutan Tour

8 Days & 7 Nights of Bhutan Cultural Tour.

Bhutan Tours: Cultural Tours are designed to bring clients into close contact with an unspoiled land that is home to a vibrant Buddhist way of life, and as close in spirit to Shambala – or paradise – as an earth bound kingdom can be.

Bhutan

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 01: Arrival to Paro 7 Travel to Thimphu (Capital of Bhutan)

  • Arrival at Paro Int’l airport & receiving by our representative.
  • Bhutn Tour : cultural tour starts by travelling to Thimphu through the beautiful Paro valley.
  • Later sightseeing of the valley; evening at leisure in town
  • Dinner & overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing

Full day sightseeing:

  • visit Memorial Chorten, built in the memory of Late Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.
  • Changangkha Monastery.
  • Zilukha Nunnery.
  • National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts.
  • Zorig Chosum (Painting School).

Lunch at a local restaurant and continue sightseeing.

  • Visit Handicraft Emporium to see the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts and textile then take a stroll through the streets for a little shopping.
  • Evening visit Tashichhodzong, the central secretariat building that houses the office & thrown room of the King and leisure time in town.

Dinner & overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Thimphu - Punakha.

Sightseeing to continue :

  • visit Buddha Point with an option to hike through the nature trail (appx.1 hr.)
  • Visit Bhutanese Hand Made Paper factory.
  • Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Textiles Museum.

After lunch transfer to Punakha, evening visit Punakha town.
Dinner & overnight Hotel

Day 04: Punakha Sightseeing - Bumthang.

Following early breakfast:

  • drive to take a short hike to Khamsum Yulley Monastery.
  • Later visit Punakha Dzong and stroll around on foot in the valley
  • Transfer to Bumthang.

Lunch stop at a highway restaurant.

  • Enroute view of Rukubji & Chendabji village.

Dinner & overnight Hotel

DAY 05: Bumthang Sightseeing - Trongsa.

Full day sightseeing including .

  • visit to Jambay Lhakhang.
  • Kurjee Monastery.
  • Tamsing & Kenchosum Monasteries.
  • Jakar Dzong.
  • Visit to Swiss farm and visit a weaving center in Chummy valley.

Later transfer to Trongsa. Dinner & overnight Hotel.

DAY 06: Trongsa - Paro.

After breakfast visit:

  • Trongsa Dzong .
  • Monarchy Museum.

Later transfer to Paro.

  • Enroute visit Gangtey Monastery.
  • Gangtey/Phobjikha valley which is the winter home of the rare endangered species bird ‘Black Neck Crane’.

Dinner & overnight Hotel

Day 07: Paro Sightseeing.

Following early breakfast drive to visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and visit:

  • The 7thcentury Kyichu Monastery.
  • Later transfer to Ramathangkha for an excursion to view & visit the spectacular Takshang Monastery. “Takshang” literally means Tiger’s Nest. The Monastery is believed to have been built in 1684 on the spot where Guru Rimpoche (founder of Buddhism in Bhutan) flew on the back of a Tigress and meditated to subdue the demons in Paro valley. The trail to the Monastery climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. This incredible Monastery clings vertically to the edge of a granite rock cliff that plunges 900 meters above the valley floor.

Lunch at Takshang cafeteria and afternoon visit the National Museum and Rimpong Dzong

  • Evening visit Paro town

Dinner & overnight Hotel

Day 08: Departure.

Early breakfast and transfer to Paro Int’l Airport for departure.

Tour Information.

COST INCLUDES
  1. All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner].
  2. Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room. Supplement Extra US $: 40 per room per night.
  3. All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  4. Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  5. Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
  6. English speaking Local guide.
  7. Sightseeing.
COST EXCLUDES
  1.  Druk Air fares.
  2.  Insurance Premiums.
  3.  Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  4.  Cost for any services not mentioned in the “Cost Include head”.
  5.  Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  6.  Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Bottle water.
  7.  Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.
  8. Visa Fees
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